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A plural of calx.


1. (Anatomy) a plural of calx
2. (Elements & Compounds) a plural of calx



n., pl. calx•es, cal•ces (ˈkæl siz)
the oxide or ashy substance that remains after metals, minerals, etc., have been thoroughly burned.
[1350–1400; Middle English cals < Old French < Latin calx lime; see calcium]
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11) What he describes is tantamount to rape: "l'engraparia pel cul, li abaixaria les calces d'una estrebada, la hi clavaria fins al fons i li lleparia els mugrons i els xuclaria" (133).
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